Media Articles Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)
Sequencing Radium-223 and Docetaxel in Prostate Cancer
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.10.24]
A prespecified analysis of the ALSYMPCA data suggests radium-223 can be used in sequence with docetaxel in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Medscape Medical News
Prostate cancer's penchant for copper may be a fatal flaw
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.17]
Like discriminating thieves, prostate cancer tumors scavenge and hoard copper that is an essential element in the body. But such avarice may be a fatal weakness.
In some men, an increase in PSA after prostate cancer surgery may not lead to metastasis in their lifetime
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.15]
Some prostate cancer patients whose prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels increase after a radical prostatectomy may die of causes unrelated to prostate cancer before they are diagnosed with a...
Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides may increase the risk for prostate cancer recurrence
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Higher levels of total cholesterol and triglycerides, two types of fat, in the blood of men who underwent surgery for prostate cancer, were associated with increased risk for disease recurrence...
Researchers find RNA molecules in urine and tissue that detect prostate cancer
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.10.14]
Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients but not in normal...
Published Studies Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)
Effect of the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue triptorelin on the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced early menopause in premenopausal women with breast cancer: a randomized trial. [2011.07.20]
CONTEXT: Premenopausal patients with breast cancer are at high risk of premature ovarian failure induced by systemic treatments, but no standard strategies for preventing this adverse effect are yet available. OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of the temporary ovarian suppression obtained by administering the gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue triptorelin during chemotherapy on the incidence of early menopause in young patients with breast cancer undergoing adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy... CONCLUSION: The use of triptorelin-induced temporary ovarian suppression during chemotherapy in premenopausal patients with early-stage breast cancer reduced the occurrence of chemotherapy-induced early menopause. TRIAL REGISTRATION: clinicaltrials.gov Identifier: NCT00311636.
A comparison of the effect of short-term aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and GnRH agonist (triptorelin) versus case control on pregnancy rate and symptom and sign recurrence after laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis. [2011.07]
PURPOSE: To compare the role of an aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) with a GnRH agonist (triptorelin) versus case control on the pregnancy rate and recurrence of symptoms and signs in patients with endometriosis... CONCLUSION: Pregnancy rate and endometriosis recurrence rate are comparable among the 3 groups.
Synchronization of ovulation and fertility in weaned sows treated with intravaginal triptorelin is influenced by timing of administration and follicle size. [2011.01.15]
A 100 mug dose of triptorelin was tested for synchronizing ovulation in sows. In Experiment 1, conducted in April through June, sows (n = 125) were assigned to Control (untreated), TG-96 (Triptorelin Gel (TG) given intravaginally at 96 h post-weaning), or TG-E (given intravaginally at estrus)... However, ovulation induction and timed AI success may benefit from an approach that ensures sows have adequate follicle development at time of treatment.
A randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (triptorelin) on uterine leiomyoma volume and hormonal status. [2010.01]
OBJECTIVE: To examine and compare the efficacy and safety of GnRH agonist (GnRHa) vs. aromatase inhibitor in premenopausal women with leiomyomas.
A randomized, controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of aromatase inhibitor (letrozole) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (triptorelin) on uterine leiomyoma volume and hormonal status. [2009.01.08]
OBJECTIVE: To examine and compare the efficacy and safety of GnRH agonist (GnRHa) vs. aromatase inhibitor in premenopausal women with leiomyomas.Rapid onset of action and avoidance of initial gonadotropin flare with an aromatase inhibitor may be advantageous for short-term management of women with myomas of any size who are to be managed transiently and who wish to avoid surgical intervention, specifically women with unexplained infertility having uterine myoma.
Clinical Trials Related to Trelstar (Triptorelin)
Equivalence of Intramuscular (IM) Versus Subcutaneous (SC) Applications of Long Acting Pamorelin 11.25 mg [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the pharmacodynamic equivalence of triptorelin
pamoate (Pamorelin® LA 11. 25 mg), applied either IM or SC, in terms of the area under the
curve [AUC1-85day] for serum testosterone in patients with advanced prostate cancer.
Efficacy, Safety, and PK of Triptorelin 6-month Formulation in Patients With Central Precocious Puberty [Recruiting]
The study will investigate the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of triptorelin 22. 5 mg
6-month formulation in 44 patients suffering from central precocious puberty. The null
hypothesis of the study is that the proportion of patients achieving LH suppression to
prepubertal levels at Month 6 is 80%.
HOBOE: A Phase 3 Study of Adjuvant Triptorelin and Tamoxifen, Letrozole, or Letrozole and Zoledronic Acid in Premenopausal Patients With Breast Cancer. [Recruiting]
The HOBOE study was amended in November 2009, and, after reaching enrollment of the first
500 patients, the study began recruiting premenopausal patients only. The primary objective
of the extended study is to compare disease free survival in premenopausal patients with
early breast cancer. Patients receive triptorelin and are randomized in a 1: 1:1 fashion to
receive tamoxifen or letrozole, or letrozole + zoledronic acid.
The purpose of the HOBOE study, Version 1, was to compare the adjuvant hormonal therapy
treatments of Tamoxifen, Letrozole and Letrozole + Zoledronate for their effects on bone
loss in breast cancer patients. Postmenopausal and premenopausal patients were eligible, the
latter also receiving monthly triptorelin. Upon reaching the enrollment of the first 500
patients in March 2010, the study began recruiting premenopausal patients only.
Study on Efficacy, Pharmacokinetics, and Safety of Two Subcutaneous Injections of Triptorelin Embonate 6 Month Formulation in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer [Recruiting]
The study will investigate the efficacy, pharmacokinetics and safety of triptorelin embonate
22. 5 mg 6-month formulation administered by subcutaneous injections in patients with
Efficacy and Safety Study of Pamoate of Triptorelin in Children With Precocious Puberty [Recruiting]
The purpose of the study is to assess the efficacy of triptorelin 11. 25 mg pamoate in the
delay of premature onset of puberty in girls less than 9 years and boys less than 10 years.
This is measured by assessing the proportion of children who have a suppressed Luteinizing
Hormone (LH) response to Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone (GnRH) test performed 3 months after
injection with triptorelin 11. 25 mg.
Reports of Suspected Trelstar (Triptorelin) Side Effects
Hot Flush (3),
Initial Insomnia (2),
Vitamin D Deficiency (2),
Pruritus (2), more >>